Carving the Native American: Step-by-Step Techniques for Carving & Finishing

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Carving the Native American takes you step-by-step through the creation of an expressive American Indian bust. From starting with a clay model to detailing the tiniest curves of the face, it guides you through the entire process of sculpting a large lifelike bust. Both beginning and veteran carvers will discover practical techniques and strategies to apply to any large sculptural carving.

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Carving the Native American takes you step-by-step through the entire process of sculpting an expressive Native American bust. It teaches techniques and strategies that apply to any large sculptural carving. A beautiful full color gallery presents an inspirational selection of the author’s most magnificent work.

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Carving the Native American takes you step-by-step through the creation of an expressive Native American bust. From starting with a clay model, to blocking out your carving, to shaping and detailing the tiniest curves of the face, all the way to staining and finishing, it guides you through the entire process of sculpting a large lifelike bust. Both beginning and veteran carvers will discover practical techniques and strategies that apply to any large sculptural carving. Sketch guides are provided to help you shape a realistic face, along with comprehensive instructions and hundreds of revealing photographs of work in progress. Author John Burke was a prolific and talented carver, known for his detailed, highly realistic Native American busts. Burke's original sketches and personal sidebars throughout this book offer revealing insights for a new generation of sculptors. A beautiful full color gallery offers photographs of some of his most magnificent creations. Use them as inspiration for your own carving projects. Inside Carving the Native American you'll find: " Start-to-finish guide to carving a large realistic bust " Techniques and strategies for any large sculptural carving " Over 250 step-by step photographs that demonstrate precise cuts " Expert advice on modeling, blocking, shaping, detailing, and finishing " Inspiring colorful photo gallery of the author's work

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